Journal of Clinical Toxicology

Journal of Clinical Toxicology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0495

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Yingjuan Liu

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

  • Research Article   
    Synergic Effects of Acupuncture and Clinical Lactulose Therapy on Opioid-Induced Constipation
    Author(s): Changhui Han, Yingjuan Liu*, Dehui Li, Zhihua Du, Pan Ma, Limin Wang, Liying Wei and Huanfang Fan*

    Background: Opioid-Induced Constipation (OIC) is one of the most common types of complications affecting patients following opioid treatment for cancer pain. Lactulose has been shown to be an effective drug for managing OIC symptoms in clinics. Acupuncture is a non-invasive approach for relieving constipation and pains. However, the co-applications of Acupuncture and Lactulose for OIC have been rarely evaluated. Materials and methods: To confirm the advanced therapy effects of Acupuncture and Lactulose co-application, 80 OIC patients in Hebei Province Hospital of Chinese Medicine are included in the randomised clinical trial. Two groups were assigned, including the co-application group with Manual Acupuncture and oral lactulose (AC-LA group) and the control group of pure oral Lactulose Administration (LA group). Forty patients are allocated .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0495-22.12.503

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